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continue the progress we have made." while bernie sanders struggled to gain traction in the palmetto state.he's shifted his focus to texas. he spent the day campaigning in austin. "if you come out to vote and bring your co-workers, we will win texas." 222 delegates are at stake in the lone star state---the largest prize for democrats next week. craig boswell, cbs news, washington, d.c. heading into south carolina, c-b-s news had the delegate count even between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. note that these numbers do not include superdelegates. we will have updated numbers as the evening continues. on the g-o-p side, the candidates are gearing up for super tuesday. marco rubio was in georgia
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attack front runner donald trump; this time on his record as a business owner. "he took four companies into total bankruptcy. it's part of what con artists do: they come to you and try to make you believe that they are something they are not." "we're not gonna let that happen at both rubio and trump for their performance at thursday night's debate. "i don't think it's a good thing to see presidential candidates just behaving like school children bickering. i think differences should be on substance." cruz also said that donald trump's record is not that of a conservative-- pointing out that trump has agreed with hillary clinton, and even president obama, on many key issues. and please stay with channel 2 news... on the air... online and on facebook and twitter... for continuing coverage of campaign 2016 coverage... through november. clouds are a little bit thicker now and the temperature has
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earlier today. our high was met around 1pm before the front moved through. it is now mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 50's and low 60's. dewpoints are rather low, into the teens. so very dry air. winds right now are coming out of the west, gusting up to fifteen. tomorrow morning temperatures will be in
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truckee police and fire have recovered one body in a search for two men who went missing after their canoe capsized at donner lake. it happened around 5 p-m yesterday.. at the northeastern corner of donner lake. friends of the men - who were all vacationing in the area - saw what had happened and called police. police say the men are not truckee residents, and were not believed to have been wearing life jackets at the time. the search has been called off for the night, due to darkness.. but will resume in the morning. looking to our community... tonight marks the 36-th annual jack t. riviglio cioppino feed and auction. the signature event for the boys and girls club of truckee meadows raises nearly 15- percent of the club's annual operating budget. ryan canaday caught up with organizers today and joins us
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ryan what's going on down there? well jen they actually just opened the doors about 30 minutes ago. and as you can see from the crowd behind me, people are continuing to file in. organizers of the event say they'll have a sold out crowd of sixteen hundred people here tonight. mike wurm-executive director boys and girls club of truckee meadows-"people from all walks of life and folks from again for generations have supported this community not event that goes on in reno than the ciopinno feed." nearly 600 items will be raffled and auctioned off at tonight's fundraiser...many of which were donated directly from people in the reno community. but of course it's the cioppino dinner itself that's the
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the man making the cioppino from scratch tonight, is the same cook that's been doing it since the fundraiser began 36 years ago... and he can still recall how the whole thing came to be. bud sorenson- head chef-i worked for jack riviglio, jack says i hear you make a pretty good cioppino and i said yeah, he says well we need a fundraiser and we know what to do, i said when do you want to do it, he said tomorrow get back here that's how it started, we had 60 people at the first event, the next year 120 and it's growing and growing and growing." yeah it's growing and helping more people...and if you'd like to help by volunteering or donating to the boys and girls club of truckee meadows..just visit our website k-t-v-n dot com and click on the blue newslinks button. get this..organizers we spoke to say they hope to raise close to 1 million dollars tonight. be sure to stay with us at 6:30 when we'll have the latest on tonight's event. covering the story live ryan canaday channel two news.
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today at the livestock events center. for the 65-th year, the docter's wives' rummage sale took place today in north reno. it started back in 19-51, to provide a scholarship to help with a nurses' shortage. as the event grew, it expanded to help many other medically- related, non-profit organizations in washoe county. publicity chair rene rores said she has been doing this for 30 years. "i just felt this was an important thing to be doing. i'm married to a physician, knowing that you do need the nurses to help the physicians." the event draws more than two thousand people. many of them started lining up at 3:30 a-m, five hours before the doors opened. and dental hygiene students provided free dental care for many kids this morning. the annual 'give kids a smile' event at t-m-c-c treated 24 children through the college's dental hygiene program. patients receive x-rays, exam,
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flouride treatment, and free supplies to keep their teeth healthy. professor julie stage-rosenberg said oral health is important for children. "starting young, get dental habits established well in the first year of their life. we hope to have every child be seen by age one." the t-m-c-c dental hygiene clinic is open to the public on monday through thursday, but today was the only day where services were offered free of charge. still to come on channel two news at 6:30- we'll talk to one of the victims who survived a work-place shooting in kansas that killed four people,
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looking around the nation. the town of hesston, kansas is in shock, following a shooting thursday that left four people dead, including the shooter. "renee benjamin, 30 year old female, joshua higby, 31 year old male. brian sadowski, 44 year old male." the names of the victims were confirmed by the harvey county sheriff yesterday. they were killed by a gunman at excel industries, a lawn care company in hesston. adam miller was one of nearly 20 victims who survived the shooting. he was helping to evacaute his team, when he came face-to-face
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"i saw him come around the corner and he looked kind of confused so i told him to run, there's a fire. he still looked confused and i told him again and he said i know then shot me." a police officer shot and killed the gunman, identified as 38- year-old cedric ford. three middle school students in florida are facing felony charges of poisoning... they're accused of putting red pepper flakes into their teacher's soda. one of the 12-year-old girls may have been upset about being disciplined by the teacher earlier in the week. investigators say one student distracted the teacher, another grabbed the soda, and a third dumped the pepper in. sheriff's deputies say the teacher began to choke and experienced shortness of breath. the girls were arrested friday and taken to a juvenile detention center. meteorologist angela schilling will have a look at your
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clouds are a little bit thicker now and the temperature has droppped since earlier today. our high was met around 1pm before the front moved through. it is now mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 50's and low 60's. dewpoints are rather low, into the teens. so very dry air. winds right
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gusting up to fifteen. tomorrow morning temperatures will be in the low to mid 30's with mostly cloudy skies. futurecast shows a mix of sun and clouds on sunday with storms staying north of reno. could be a little bit breezy sunday evening as a result. looking at a dry forecast though. on monday high pressure starts to build reaching its peak on tuesday. seven day shows a warming trend with highs in the sixties. lows will be in the thirties. next system moves through thursday, but not a lot of power with it. not everyone will get wet. clouds are a little bit thicker
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droppped since earlier today. our high was met around 1pm before the front moved through. it is now mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 50's and low 60's. dewpoints are rather low, into the teens. so very dry air. winds right now are coming out of the west, gusting up to fifteen. tomorrow morning temperatures will be in the low to mid 30's with mostly cloudy skies. futurecast shows a mix of sun and clouds on sunday with storms staying north of reno. could be a little bit breezy sunday evening as a result. looking at a dry forecast though. on monday high pressure starts to build
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seven day shows a warming trend with highs in the sixties. lows will be in the thirties. next system moves through thursday, but not a lot of power with it. not everyone will get wet. coming up next, the smaller division schools took to the court at lawlor events center... and some state champions have been
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the high school basketball season in nevada wraps up today... with the lower division state championships... for the division 3 ranks the yerington lions boys basketball team was looking to add to their state championships this school year after winning one in football. so lets head to lawlor where in the 4th quarter they were playing catch-up... down 20 points... daniel sciarani spots up from straight in... that cuts their deficit to division 4 boys just wrapped up and it was word of life christian academy against whittell from up at the lake... 4th quarter... warriors holding on to a small lead... off the inbounds... and dismas womack...
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jumper... that gives whittell a 51-46 lead... with a minute left... now less than 30 to go... palmer chaplin on the drive... he will kick it out to colin buchholz and his short jumper is the dagger... the whittell warriors are state champions... after they defeat word of life... 53-46.... this is whittell's second state title in the last 3 seasons. how about the division 3 girls game between white pine and incline... this was a close one... second quarter... and the highlanders create some space for taylor redfern and she knocks down a three pointer... and little bit of game time later more from their freshman guard... the back door pass... and redfern lays it in... i said this was a close one... unfortunatly for the highlanders they came up 1 points short... 44- 43. white pine wins the division 3 girls state title. lets check in on the division 4 girls action... two northern teams. mcdermitt and owyhee... early action... off the owyhee miss kaira egan gathers the loose ball.. and she'll put it in the basket... braves with an early lead... then off an inbounds pass...
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fight off the defenders and get the two points... in the end it is owhyee winning state... 61-54. well with all the high school basketball games going on at lawlor... the wolf pack's game against colorado state will actually be played tomorrow... this is the second meeting between the two schools this year... last time out... in fort collins nevada led most of the game until the rams took the lead with about 6 minutes to go and would go on to top the silver and blue 76-67... with three games left in the regular season nevada is fighting for a top 5 finish in the mountain west to get a first round by in mountain west tournament... so what is it going to take for the wolf pack to beat the rams... "they are really unique, they can shoot the three, dribble drive and they get to the free throw line. they have been one of the most difficult teams for us to play this year and they pound the offensive backboards. the biggest thing is one game at a time, and for us to understand that only the way we are going to win is for us to play for
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can't have any 4 or 5 minute slip ups against a team like colorado state." so it will be the wolf pack and the rams tomorrow afternoon at lawlor events center tip off set for 2 pm... nevada's leading scorer marqueze coleman's status for tomorrows game is still unknown after he suffered a badly sprained ankle during wednesdays win over utah state... coach musselman said he has not made much progress. meanwhile the wolf pack womens basketball team had a tough task with number 25 colorado state today... also with out reed grad nyasha lesure who was out with a concussion. early on nevada down a point... halie bergman gathers in the loose ball and gets the transition layup to give nevada a one point lead... but a bad third quarter ruined nevada's chances at an upset win as they lose 74-56. meanwhile the wolf pack baseball team was leading 7-4 entering the bottom of the ninth but wind up losing in extra's to the uc irvine anteaters
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3-4 on the year... they will look to avoid a sweep tomorrow afternoon when they will play game 3 with the anteaters... first pitch set for 1pm. the wolf pack softball now has a 10 game winning streak and is 12-2 on the year after topping uconn and illinois chicago today... 3-2... and 2-0 respectively. in the first game carson high grad jennifer purcell was 2 for 3 with an rbi and a run scored. while mckenna isenberg pitched all 8 innings and had 8 strikeouts while allowing only 1 earned run.. in game two galena grad raquel martinez had one of th etwo wolf pack rbi's while brooke bollinger pitched all 7 innings and also struck out 8... they will look for 11 in a row
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happy birthday to "pikachu!" the beloved "pokemon" happy birthday to "pikachu!" entertainment franchise turns 20 today. in honor of the milestone, the
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video celebrating the last two decades. since its release in 19-96, pokemon has grown into a multi-billion- dollar empire of video games, trading card games, movies, toys, and t-v series. the anniversary video also announces two new video games: pokemon sun and pokemon moon, coming this fall. angela's here with a final look at your forecast.... seven day shows a warming trend with highs
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